Former Vice-President of The Ghana Football Association, Fred Pappoe has cast doubt over calls for football to resume imminently in the country.
Football activities have been halted in Ghana since March this year owing to the CoronaVirus. The Ghana FA took this decision as a result of a government imposed ban on social/public gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
Amid the uncertainty surrounding the future of the suspended football competitions, a section of the football fraternity have called for the league to be scrapped.
Others have also suggested that football must restart just as has transpired in some countries. In all this the Ghana FA has maintained firmly it will take a definite decision on latest June 30.
Fred Pappoe who also contested the last GFA Presidential elections does not believe the situation in Ghana is conducive for the resumption of football.
“If you look at the fact that we are having the infection rate going up at this stage, it’s still dangerous, it’s not getting positive or encouraging,” he said.
“You will ask yourself that, if under the circumstances whether we can start our game, definitely we cannot unless there is a change.
“Now one can also argue that other leagues are playing, England, Spain and all the rest.
“But then you ask yourself what they did or what they are doing to enable them playing safely. Do we have the capacity to do what they’ve done or what they are doing to get to this level…Definitely I think that will also be difficult.
“So much as it is sad to say it, looking at what we know now and what is happening now, it will be very difficult to say we should start our game,” Fred Pappoe concluded.